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Dec 6, 2012 4:30pm PST
report. tell us more. >> yes, hi, susie. i think that the hurricane sandy may distort the numbers. we've seen it in some of the othehigh frequency data in the last couple of weeks. keep in mind tomorrow's labor market report will report on a snapshot of the labor market taken in the middle of last month. and that's when the hurricane and its aftermath were having their effects. >> so the consensus numbers from a survey of economists, they're expecting american businesses added 110,000 jobs it to their payroll. the unemployment rate staying around 7.9%. does that sit right with you. is that what you are seeing? >> probably somewhere around that maybe a little less. one of the problems is it is harto gauge exactly what the impact of the storm will have. we know it's transitory, it's hard to say exactly how much numerically it will sub tract. if the number comes in lower than that i think a lot of people will say oh, it was probably the effect of the hurricane and they'll wait until the following month to see what kind of a rebound we get. >> let's talk a little bit about what we can expect
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
to me. >> reporter: inoue drops in on the watanabe. >> translator: he always stood by us. and he never stopped supporting us. i feel so grateful to him. >> reporter: throughout watanabe's life, caring people have watched out for him in both china and japan. >> translator: i am a victim of war. i became an orphan in china because of it. so i despise wars. nothing isore important than maintaining peace. >> reporter: watanabe has two homelands, japan and china. so desperately he hopes no blood will be spilled between the two peoples. nhk world. >>> many people in advanced economy feel a sense of responsility t hp those indevel contributions sometimes miss the mark. they can spend a lot of money and still fail to meet local needs. a japanese group is taking a different approach with simple, affordable solutions. >> reporter: many people survive on less than a dollar a day. in this village people life stands for the better a few months ago when they received their basic construction. it's a water purifiepurifier. it makes ground water drinkable. another simple solution is a portable l
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that nnec us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thankou. >> woodruff: with 25 days left until the year-end fiscal cliff, and just 19 days until christmas, president obama warned lawmakers today not to add to the holiday pressures americans already feel, by letting the political stalemate drag on. but he also again insisted there would be no deal unless tax rates went up on the wealthy. >> the closer it gets to the brink, the more stressed we're going to be. >> woodruff: president obama made the short trip to northern virginia today to underline his plan to avert the fiscal cliff. at the home of what the white house called a typical middle class family, mr. obama said he's optimistic that agree
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